This is AWESOME! Great work. These doesn't seem to be a way to search for
or narrow facets to collections that have digital content, is that correct?
Could you send a link to a collection with digital content so we can see
the delivery of images directly from the interface in action?


On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Dan Santamaria <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The Archival Description Working Group at Princeton University's
> Department of Rare Books and Special Collections is pleased to announce the
> availability of a redesigned finding aid interface.  The site is now
> available in production:
> http://findingaids.princeton.**edu <>
> This work is the result of collaboration between Princeton's Archival
> Description Working Group and digital initiatives staff.  It also builds on
> descriptive data created by dozens of staff involved with aggressive
> processing and data conversion projects over the last seven years.
> Features of the new access system include:
> * Delivery of images directly from the finding aid interface
> * Contents lists that are sortable by title, date, or physical location in
> the collection
> * Direct access to EAD components from search results
> * Faceting and browsing options from search results
> * Enhanced topic features, based on linked data principles
> * Support for delivery of EAC-CPF records
> * IDs and stable URLs for every EAD component
> * Better options for users to contact the library and connect with each
> other, including an "Ask a Question" (for reference requests) and a
> commenting feature for users wishing to request an enhancement to the
> description or discuss the content of the collection within the finding aid
> itself or share information within their own social networks
> * A more modular display of the finding aids, including ?Component
> Records' at each level of description that are intended to meet DACS
> Single-Level minimum requirements.
> * Aeon integration, including requesting without leaving the interface
> (after authentication)
> We welcome and encourage feedback through the "site feedback" link at the
> top right of every page.
> The implementation team includes Maureen Callahan, John Delaney, Shaun
> Ellis, Regine Heberlein, Dan Santamaria, Jon Stroop, and Don Thornbury.
> Please contact Dan Santamaria ([log in to unmask]) with any questions.

Joyce Chapman
Triangle Research Libraries Network
CB# 3926, Wilson Special Collections Library
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890
Phone: (919) 962-1345
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